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2013 remote development

I'm trying to create my first app for SharePoint 2013, and I'm running into some difficulty setting up the development environment. I want to run SharePoint in Azure and Visual Studio on my local ...
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Sharepoint List with Custom Form: setting the Content Type

I've been developing a list with custom forms using Sharepoint 2010 using this excellent article: ...
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Error occurred in deployment step 'Recycle IIS Application Pool': Object reference not set to an instance of an object

I get this error in the deployment step of a share-point farm based project. Most of the suggested solutions on the net are a simple Visual Studio re-start, however, a simple VS restart won't fix ...
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How to disable project migration dialogue when opening a SharePoint 2010 project?

We need to develop for SharePoint 2013 and SharePoint 2010 concurrently, so I installed Windows Server 2012 on my machine with a SharePoint 2013 installed, because of the downward compatibility of ...
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Deployment dedicated project does not work with VS 2012

I have a complex application that is split into two projects, and a deployment project. MySolution.sln Core.csproj Client.csproj Deployment.csproj The deployment project is setup to include all ...
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Open Source SharePoint Project

Goal: Learn real-based SharePoint project based on customization with Visual Studio. I wanna learn the source code, architecture, N-tier etc of a completed SP project. Problem: Is there one or many ...
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Create document library structure in a Vs2012 project

Is it possible to create a Visual Studio 2012 project containing multiple document libraries with folders and subfolders that can be builded/deployed to a sharepoint site? My need is to deploy the ...
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visual studio workflow

So I tried to follow the tutorial on the following site: ...
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Visual studio 2012 Workflow 2013 to change file permissions in SharePoint 2013 Document?

Possible to change file level permission on a document (in document library) with Visual studio 2012 workflow for SharePoint Online 2013?
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SharePoint project builds but will not package

I have a SharePoint project that references (and includes in its package) a non-SharePoint project. There is a class in my SharePoint project that references the non-SharePoint project, so has a ...
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SharePoint Online 2013 Workflow to change file permission in Document Library?

1.What are my options with SPD 2013 If I want to change file permission in a workflow? 2.Where does SPO host 2013 Workfows? 3.If connecting to SPO Can I use Worklow Manager 1.0? 4.Will I need to ...
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Sequential workflow for retrieving list items

How can i get the list items in sequential workflow on visual studio? Note: list is also created on visual studio in the same project.
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Visual studio 2012 cannot find SharePoint Server 2013

I have installed SharePoint server 2013 on my dev machine and it is working fine when I login as an administrator. and after that I installed Visual studio 2012 professional on the same machine. But ...
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Can you build SharePoint 2013 solutions by simply copying the assemblies to your machine?

Let me start off by saying that I know you can't install SharePoint 2013 on a Windows 7 machine (confirmed here: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-au/library/ee554869.aspx). However my situation is this... ...
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Using sharepoint 2010 on another server in VS?

How can I use sharepoint 2010 that is on another server in VS? When I try to create a new project for creating visual web part, A message "Sharepoint not installed on this client" is showed.
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Object refenrece not set to instance of an object - list template items

This may be a duplicate, because this error is pretty common in every part of sharepoint. However, the search function didn't find anything for my particular problem. To the problem: I have a List ...
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How to organize source control for multiple projects depending on common projects in Sharepoint 2013

I am just to start a new big sp 2013 project, I am studying different ways to organize the vs structure and one of the ways I liked is to separate for example webparts in different solutions: ...
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Where to put my custom.xsl for my List View's XslLink?

I'm in the process of creating my first App for SharePoint 2013 and after following this tutorial (using Visual Studio 2012), I now wish to create a custom XSLT file and apply it to my ...
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Sharepoint 2013 App won't retract when debugging stopped

I'm trying out simple SP 2013 SharePoint hosted apps against an Office 365 2013 dev site. When I start debugging the apps install fine; when I stop debugging no retraction occurs, I'm having to ...
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Deploying BDC Model Problem

I created empty Sharepoint 2013 Project and added BDC Model into Project. It is a farm solution. There is 2 Feature. In both of them I put BDC into Items in the Feature in Feature.feature My ...
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What version of Visual Studio 2012 needed for SP Dev

I have been researching the different versions of VS2012 for use in developing in a SP2010 (Foundation) and possibly SP2013 environment. I asked two separate MS employees about which version of VS I ...
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Problem with Adding Custom Web Part

I'm new at developing an web part with Visual Studio. I want a weather web part. I created an empty SP 2013 Project, added Web Part item. But when I deploy it and add the custom webpart into my site. ...
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Templated projects for autohosted or provider apps don't have TokenHelper and aren't set up correctly

When I add new project to my solution, select SharePoint 2013 App, then choose Autohosted or Provider hosted and create it, the created web project is completely empty and the projects are not set up ...
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Connecting to SP from virtual machine

I've installed SharePoint and Visual studio on a virtual machine. Now I'm trying to add a SharePoint connection in the server explorer but it says "The site does not exist or is unavailable". I've ...
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Visual Studio 2012 deploying workflow

I uploaded the wsp file of a visual studio 2012 workflow to galleries->solutions in central admin. The feature appears in manage features on central admin but does not show up in site settings on ...
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Get rid of a TimerJob/Feature which throws an exception

I created a TimerJob which is activated upon Feature activation. Because I didn't know better, I forgot to add an public default constructor and now I always get this exception: "Error occurred in ...
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Upload clickonce to sharepoint

I'm following this tutorial to upload a clickonce application to sharepoint. This is my Elements.xml: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <Elements ...
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Error occurred in deployment step 'Activate Features': The parent content type specified by content type identifier 0x0101 does not exist

I have created 80 content types. some of them are inherited from some other content types. I have placed all the content types in feature in such an order that parent content types are at top. But ...
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Simultaneous development environment for SP2010 and SP2013 in single OS

I have on my laptop a development environment as win7 with std IIS, SharePoint 2010 Server, SQL 2008 R2 and Visual Studio 2010. I already installed Visual Studio 2012 side by side. But what about ...
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Difference between document library and document library instance

I have added a document library via VS 2012 project. I noted that document library and document library instance added. whats the difference between two? which one I should add to feature for ...
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Member Variable / public property null on postback

I have a sandboxed visual web part (created in VS2012) when I initially load my web part and its child controls I set myProperty to a value retrieved from the database. When I fill out the relevant ...
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Feature with id already exists - force option

I'm getting that old familiar error when trying to deploy my SharePoint solution via Visual Studio: Error occurred in deployment step 'Add Solution': A feature with ID {Guid} has already been ...
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How would custom aspx pages with code behind be used for workflow forms

We have a situation where we developed reusable workflows, content types and InfoPath 2010 forms for a client as a proof of concept but now the client has decided they can't go ahead with the ECALs ...
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Sharepoint 2010: Saving content of a textbox back to a variable of a visual web-part

not sure if this is even possible. What I'm trying to do is create a visual web-part for SharePoint 2010 (using Visual Studio 2013) that will allow the user to add the web-part to a page then add data ...
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“Web Template” item template is not available in Visual Studio 2012 list of item templates

I am working with visual studio 2012 and want to add sharepoint 2013 "Web Template" item from VS 2012 list of sharepoint 2013 item templates. But I could not find "Web Template" item in SP 2013 item ...
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How Visual Studio checkes that SharePoint has been installed on my local PC?

I want to build wsp file for SharePoint 2013, but it is not installed on my local PC. What should I do to make this thing possible? I guess that I need to tell Visual Studio somehow that SharePoint ...
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SharePoint 2013 development from Visual Studio 2012

Do I need to install VS 2012 after SP 2012. I don't see SP 2013 Project options only SP 2010. I install VS 2012 before SP 2013.
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Upgrade a VS 2012 Sharepoint 2010 project to Sharepoint 2013

I have a SharePoint 2010 Solution that is made in VS 2012. I wanted to try and upgrade the solution to it deploy to our new SharePoint 2013 server. In the Package properties i have set the version to ...
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Custom Ribbon button in Calendar event edit form SP2013

I am trying to define a ribbon button that appears in the calendar new event and/or modify event form using Visual Studio. I am perfectly able to have a ribbon button appear in the list view and ...
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Microsoft Office Developer tools for VS 2012 - Preview 2, problem with templates

After in installed the Microsoft Office Developer tools for VS 2012 and opened one of my SP 2010 projects, the ContentType wizard no longer shows up. Also the icon for the ContentTypes in the solution ...
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VS2012: Visual Webparts Properties not showing?

I've created a Sharepoint 2010 Visual Webpart in Visual Studio 2012. The structure of the template that it generates is slightly different than in VS 2010. Previously, it would create the Webpart ...
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“The name 'InitializeControl' does not exist in the current context” error when trying to create Visual Web Part with VS 2012 for SP 2010 Foundation

I'm trying to create a blank Visual Web Part project with VS 2012 (on Windows 7) for a site on SP 2010 Foundation. When I build the project, it throws this error "The name 'InitializeControl' does not ...
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Developing for SharePoint 2013 using Visual Studio 2012 offline installer

I am behind a corporate firewall and the company I work for has VS 2012 Ultimate. I want to start developing for SharePoint 2013 using VS 2012. I found out later that the default installation does not ...
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visual basic in sharepoint 2010

I am new to SharePoint. My head in the office told me that if you want to learn SharePoint, you have to learn ASP.Net first because we need to add webparts to the portal. I installed visual ...
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Developing in Windows 8 without Sharepoint installed

I'm trying to install a development environment for Sharepoint (update: 2010) in a Windows 8 box without installing Sharepoint localy. I managed to have VS (2012 by the way) creating SP projects - I ...
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Adding ascx.cs in Control Templates mapped Folder in Visual Studio 2012

We were migrating the MOSS 2007 code to Sharepoint 2013 using Visual Studio 2012. We have usercontrols with code behind. When we add the mapped folder Control Templates in Visual Studio. It allows to ...
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Error occured in deployment step Install App for SharePoint 2013

I got this error while trying to deploy an App in SharePoint 2013. The full error message is "Error occurred in deployment step 'Install App for SharePoint': Failed to install App for SharePoint"
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How to Create Apps for SharePoint 2013 in Visual Studio 2012?

I have just started to use SharePoint 2013 and I want to create a simple app with VS2012. How can I create and deploy an apps in SharePoint 2013 step by step? Can anyone provide a quick start guide? ...